30 Things To Do Before You Reach 30

@matildadjerf

On my 27th birthday, I made a list of things to do before 30 that would make a huge difference to my life. I decided, that I wasn’t fully conscious of my teens, and now my twenties were slipping out of view, it was time to do things that I’d always wanted to, and things that scared the living sh*t out of me, it’s now or never!

Sometimes, we all need a reminder that reality is more than the box we’ve put ourselves in. Your career is fulfilling and incredible, but life isn’t waiting for you – you’ve got to go out and get it! And if you haven’t done much, then you’ll know, just like me to get back out there and do it before it’s too late. If you don’t have a bucket list, don’t worry, here’s mine to help get you started. Have you already achieved some of these already? Let me know in the comments below!

 

1.

Do Something That Scares The Hell Outta Ya! 

Go bungee jumping, swim with sharks, and push yourself out of your comfort zone.

 

2.

Try out gambling

Try out a casino at least once (but be sensible though!)

 

3.

Have Something To Look Back On

Create a scrapbook or photo album, that you can look back on

 

4.

Take Your Cooking Skills To The Next Level

Learn some difficult new dishes that will impress anyone at any dinner party!

 

5.

Travel To The Unknown:

Go somewhere really exotic that you’ve always dreamed of visiting. 

 

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6.

Admire Yourself

Learn to love yourself and show it! Be confident and be proud!

 

7.

Let Go Of The Past

Learn to leave all the negative things where they belong; behind you in the past!
 

 

8.

Invest 

Clue yourself up about investments and make some extra money on the side!

 

9.

Treat Yourself

Save up for big purchases, and treat yourself when you smash a goal.

 

10.

Be Fancy

Why not book into a five-star restaurant and give it a try?

 

11.

Be A Part Of History

Make sure you don’t miss out on any causes that you believe in.

 

12.

Take Advantage Of Every Weekend

Make sure to do something every weekend, go out with the girls or learn a new skill!

 

13.

Go To A Festival

Everyone should experience festival life at least once!

 

14.

Do Yoga On The Beach

Practice your relaxation technique in one of the most relaxing spots!

 

15.

Decorate And Renovate

Take your home from young professional to chic!

 

16.

Do One Good Deed For Someone Every Day

Do something nice for someone every day and see how it makes you feel!

 

17.

Hit An Ice Bar

Grab your favorite people and go visit an ice bar!

 

18.

Have A Day Dedicated To Your Childhood

Do the things you remember from your earlier days that make you smile!

 

19.

Learn A New Language

If it’s something you’ve always wanted to do, do it! 

 

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20.

Throw Yourself The Most Outrageous Birthday Party

Throw yourself the biggest bash and enter your 30’s in style!

 

21.

Take An Impulsive Weekend Away With Your Bestie

Have a last-minute weekend away, it doesn’t even have to involve any flights!

 

22.

Rough It Up

No don’t go glamping, go camping, it’s not exactly the most glamorous thing in the world, but you will have some laughs…

 

23.

Go On A Road Trip

Everyone loves a road trip! Try to organize one with your fave people

 

24.

Know What You Want From A Relationship

Love yourself first before you love someone else!

 

25.

Go Skinny Dipping 

Even just once is enough to be memorable!

 

26.

Be Financially Independent 

Know how to manage your money, when you can spend and when you can’t. 

 

27.

Stand Up For Yourself

Learn how to say no, and know when you need to speak up!

 

28.

Set Yourself A Reading Goal

How many books do you want to read in one year? Now, which books do you want to read by the time you’re 30?

 

29.

Forget Fad Diets

Know that there are better ways of looking after your body – and it’s all about balance.

 

 

30.

Be Someone Different For One Night Only

Let yourself go and live as your alter-ego for one night only!

 

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